Danica McKellar will serve as a judge during the 2016 Miss America Competition, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
"The Miss America Organization shares my passion for the advancement of women in the STEM fields and celebrates smart, strong women," McKellar said in a statement. "I am proud to be part of the show and an organization that is such a huge advocate for education."
The Wonder Years star, bestselling author and mathematician is an avid advocate for education and has used her books to both teach math concepts and promote the idea that smart is sexy. McKellar also showed off her dance skills recently on the 18th season of Dancing with the Stars.
The cast of The Wonder Years reunited, and it felt really good
McKellar joins a judging panel that also includes country music star Brett Eldredge, author Taya Kyle, Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary, Paralympian Amy Purdy and singer-actress Zendaya. A final judge will be announced in the coming weeks.
Chris Harrison and Brooke Burke-Charvet will co-host the competition, and Nick Jonas will serve as the musical curator for the show, which will be produced by the Miss America Organization and Dick Clark Productions.
The 95th Miss America Competition will broadcast live from Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 9/8c on ABC.